Banqueting Manager - Farnham

  • Job Reference: compass/92943001/52424245/BU
  • Date Posted: 13 September 2021
  • Employer: Compass Group Plc
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  • Location: Farnham
  • Salary: £11.98 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: £11.98 Per Hour
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Part Time

Job Description

Banqueting Manager  

Prestigious Wedding & Event Venue- Farnham 

Up to £25 K

The Venues Collection, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, are a unique collection of eight mid-range venues. We bring people together, offering them spaces to meet, spaces to sleep and spaces to celebrate. From large scale conferences, small meetings, team building and every business trip in- between to weddings, family get together and weekends away with friends and loved one. Whatever guests need we have space for it.

Farnham Castle, an iconic and exclusive venue with stunning historic buildings, beautiful grounds, an exceptional dining experience and guest accommodation.

An award winning venue for Weddings, Private Hire, Meetings and Events, overlooking the beautiful, historic town of Farnham, on the Surrey/Hampshire border.

We are looking for a strong hands on operations manager with management excellence to see oversea the smooth running of the venue and exceed guest expectations .

More about the role:

Driving food service standards

Team motivation

Team management

Preparation for next day, setting up wedding rooms, laying out furniture, directing staff

Polishing and storage of chinaware, cutlery and glassware, ensuring highest levels of presentations

Manning and managing the coffee stations post wedding breakfast, and the evening food stations

Liaising with suppliers

Ordering banqueting linen

Reading, interpreting and carrying out the directions on the Event Sheets from the Sales team

Setting up the pass with Chef, ensuring all china and service ware is clean and ready for service


Who you are:


Wine and food knowledge - service

Food handling knowledge

Food hygiene knowledge

Knowledge of and ability to read a function/event sheet and carry out the express wishes of the couple or organisation

Ability to think on your feet

Determined, outward focused, outgoing personality, attention to detail, ability to manage others and oneself


A good fit for an Inspiring Leader, with room for development

Who we are:

As part of Compass, you have the opportunity to work behind the scenes at sports and leisure events, oilrigs and military bases, and in the heart of schools, hospitals, care homes, client offices and boardrooms - some 6,000+ locations across the UK and Ireland.

We do it all and so could you. Apply now and join the family!

We are an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees.

Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert prior to the advertised date, dependent on the level of response received.  You are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.